Stephen Mulvahill

Piano Teacher

Stephen Mulvahill

SAA Member


Iowa City, IA
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A native of Houston, pianist Stephen Mulvahill is a doctoral piano student of Dr. Rène Lecuona at the University of Iowa and a graduate fellow in the School of Music. Stephen received a BM in piano performance from the University of Houston, where he studied with Dr. Tali Morgulis, and an MM in performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied with Dr. Dmitri Shteinberg. He has won first place in the San Jacinto Young Artist Competition and second place in the Rosen-Schaffel Concerto Competition and has performed at Green Mountain and Music Mountain chamber music festivals. While at UNCSA, Stephen worked with composer Michael Rothkopf to create the official premiere recording of his Chaconne for piano and computer.

Stephen has studied with notable musicians including Rebecca Penneys, Charles Neidich, Oskar Espina-Ruiz, Peter Winograd, Sean Lee, Danny Driver, and Paul Roberts, and he is completing a secondary area of study in orchestral conducting at the University of Iowa under the guidance of Dr. William L. Jones. Stephen completed Suzuki training with Geri Arnold in North Carolina, Joan Krzywicki in Virginia, and Caroline Fraser in Chicago, and he teaches piano at the internationally recognized Preucil School of Music in Iowa City.